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Technology Skills Coach

This is an exciting opportunity for an individual to pioneer a new Apprenticeship programme for an exciting, innovative training provider. Velocity 1st are looking for a candidate who is experienced in the field of Software Development and would like to progress into education. The role will involve the development and delivery of the Software Developing Level 4, Level 3 and the Digital Marketing Level 3 Standard Apprenticeship programmes. This programme will develop students’ Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours in line with our required standard and timescales.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the required number of learners in accordance with company guidelines
  • Responsible for designing the Data & Digital Marketing delivery models in line with BCS requirements
  • Responsible for developing the Data & Digital Marketing qualification in line with the Digital Industry Occupational Briefs
  • To work as part of a team to create the resources and materials required to deliver the Software Developer and Digital Marketer standard
  • To deliver teaching and learning sessions via a variety of delivery channels (Classroom/Remote)
  • To ensure learner retention is at an acceptable level
  • Review learner’s performance in accordance with operational and quality requirements
  • Motivate/drive learners to achieve in line with agreed targets and deadlines
  • Deliver and support the learning process
  • Monitor Health & Safety, Equality & Diversity and Safeguarding within the settings
  • To provide effective IAG (Information, advice and guidance) service to both internal and external clients/ customers
  • Promote Velocity 1st at every opportunity with employers and learners, as well as all other internal and external parties
  • Actively market business opportunities and report accordingly
  • Manage own time effectively in order to progress learners including completion of paperwork and updating of systems, ensuring deadlines are met

Experience/Qualifications/Skills 

Essential

  • A good standard of general education
  • GCSE (or equivalent) English and maths
  • A marketing qualification
  • Fluent in the programme languages SQL, Python and R
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Access and Microsoft Excel
  • Knowledge of the collection, organisation and study of data to provide business insight

Desirable but not essential 

  • Teacher, training qualifications (eg: CTLLS, DTLLS, Cert-Ed)
  • TAQA or equivalent qualification (eg: D32/33, A1, CAVA)

Skills

  • Ability to plan, organise and priorities own workload
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills
  • Good customer contact skills – customer orientated
  • Ability to work to deadlines

Salary – £27,000 + dependent upon experience

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